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Sage Hospitality Group Senior Sales Manager in Charlotte, North Carolina

Why us?

WORK WHERE YOU BELONG!!!

Are you ready to take a lead in sales world if so check out this amazing opportunity! We are excited to be adding a Senior Sales Manager to our property!

Our number one goal is to provide wonderful experience for our team at the UNC Charlotte Marriott. If you desire to be part of an award-winning team you must check out this opportunity. Let's grow together in this hospitality journey.

We are a warm and welcoming here at the UNC Charlotte Marriott, a 226-room hotel featuring 24,000 sq ft of meeting space conveniently located north of the downtown Charlotte area. We are excited to be the newest gathering place featured in the university area with our Golden Owl Tavern. We are easily located north of the city on the campus of University of North Carolina at Charlotte. A compact and cozy place to chill and enjoy managed by Sage Hospitality.

Our team represents the best and brightest in the industry, we are an award-winning team, most recently our property, was awarded the Hotel of the Year from the NFL NFC for outstanding hotel service! and ranked in the top ten of Marriott Branded hotels in several categories. Join forces with the top hospitality team and help navigate our guests through their journey. Together we create a friendly, supportive culture that is intriguing and refreshing to those who are seasoned in hospitality as well as those putting their toes in the water for the first time.

As a member of the leadership team, you will have the opportunity for personal growth, and to impact the growth and development of your team, while we continue to focus and engage with our community to enrich lives one experience at a time.

Our vision is to be recognized by our customers as the best in our business through ensuring a culture that “makes the ordinary extraordinary!” Join us today!

Make your mark at the quintessential spot in the University City, a true landmark location on the campus of the University North Carolina at Charlotte.

A Rewarding Experience:

  • Bonused position.

  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance

  • Health savings and flexible spending accounts

  • Basic Life and AD&D insurance

  • Independence Plan for all paid time off

  • Eligible to participate in the Company’s 401(k) program with employer matching.

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Great discounts on Hotels, Restaurants, and much more

Job Overview

The Senior Sales Manager is a senior level sales manager with hotel experience and leader of associates. Reporting to the Director of Sales, may directly or indirectly lead sales staff and manage select accounts. Achieves revenue goals by developing new accounts and growing current hotel accounts in a profitable and win-win selling approach.

Responsibilities

  • Achieves a minimum of 90% of productivity goals and 100% of activity goals, as established by management.

  • Targets appointment-oriented sales calls to ensure a successful direct sales program, in accordance with goals established by department budget and marketing plan. Must have own reliable transportation and possess a valid state driver's license in order to make sales calls.

  • Maximizes current hotel key accounts by identifying and capturing those that offer revenue growth.

  • Captures competitor's accounts through networking, research and reader board surveys in order to target and solicit those most probable to generate new business.

  • Plans and implements an on-going Targeted Account Development "hit list" in order to create new revenue and acquire valuable hotel contacts, and contracts.

  • Continually targets and prospects for new business through telemarketing, individual creativity and innovation.

  • Utilizes yield management techniques by profitably negotiating room rates and function space commitments in order to enhance the hotel's financial performance.

  • Maintains well-documented, accurate, organized and up-to-date file management system in order to service client and employer in the most expedient, organized and knowledgeable manner.

  • Develops strong customer relations through frequent communication and the use of professional, courteous and ethical interpersonal interaction.

  • Develops customer profiles and maintains an effective trace system, including trace dates and references, in order to best meet client needs, resulting in superior account service and increased revenues.

  • Promptly follows-up on all customer needs and inquiries in an efficient and expedient manner.

  • Conducts research, surveys, personal investigation and studies market place and territory in order to effectively capitalize on the hotel's strengths and competitor's weaknesses and capabilities.

  • Focuses on revenue-producing activity and maximizes selling time by dedicating a minimum 90% work time on direct sales efforts.

  • Professionalism: Controls expenses including travel on the property's behalf in order to minimize hotel costs. Represents themselves, the hotel and Sage Hospitality Resources with the highest level of integrity.

  • A service-focused approach and a caring, sincere attitude at all times. Exhibits a positive and involved team attitude to all hotel departments and maintains open communications with all coworkers for the best overall performance of the hotel. Display a neat, clean and business-like appearance at all times.

Qualifications

Education/Formal Training

Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent.

Experience

4+ years of hotel sales experience

Knowledge/Skills

  • Requires knowledge of general sales techniques, yield management, and customer service skills.

  • Requires the ability to hear, speak, read and write English fluently.

  • Requires 12th grade level mathematics, spelling and reading skills. Requires effective business writing skills.

  • Must have dexterity/mobility to meet clients on and off premises, to tour property and attend functions, to climb stairs, and operate basic office equipment.

  • Vision to read fine print and computer screens, to see colors, to observe rooms in poorly lit conditions

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Understand and follow verbal/written instructions.

  • Work on more than one task at a time.

  • Develop strong internal and customer relationships.

  • Set and manage priorities and plan activities in advance.

  • Solve problems and make sound business decisions.

Environment

Office environment, weather exposure when making sales calls

ID: 2024-21779

Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Property : UNC Charlotte Marriott

Outlet: Hotel

Category: Sales & Marketing

Address : 9041 Robert D. Snyder Rd

City : Charlotte

State : North Carolina

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability

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